The Portland Trail Blazers were founded in 1970 during the NBA's rapid expansion period. Historically, the Blazers have been one of the NBA's on and off franchises. Portland has won their division five times- 1978, 1991, 1992, 1999, and this season, 2015. Their division title this season ended the run of four straight division championships for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Portland has also won the Western Conference Championship three times- 1977, 1990, and 1992.
Their lone NBA Championship came in 1977. Some of the best players in franchise history include Lenny Wilkens, Bill Walton, Drazen Petrovic, Arvydas Sabonis, and one of the best pure scoring finishers in NBA history, Clyde Drexler. Standing 6'7”, 210 pounds, Drexler was built to score, and he did to the tune of 20.4 points per game in his career on average.